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Robert Commanday, colleagues and friends say farewell

Robert Commanday, prominent critic in the San Francisco Bay Area, died at age 93 on September 3, 2015 at his home in Oakland. Initial responses to his passing came in from all over the world, but within the San Francisco Classical Voice online music website, the man who established and ran SFCV 17 years ago is mourned with a sense of personal immediacy and sorrow, writes Janos Gerber.

Read more about Robert Commanday’s life and work, his last public appearance just three days before his passing, and the impact he has made on those many musicians and students he has touched.